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S6W-03820: Katy Clark (West Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 18 October 2021

To ask the Scottish Government how many temporary staff it has employed in each of its directorates in each year since 2017.

Answered by: John Swinney 8 November 2021

The following table below shows the number of directly employed staff on Fixed-Term appointment contracts at 30 June 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020, broken down by Directorate. 30 June has been selected for consistency with PQ S6W-03819 on 8 November 2021 which contains 30 June 2021 data.

DG

Directorate

30-Jun-17

  

Fixed Term Appt

DG COM

DIRECTORATE FOR DIGITAL

33

 

DIRECTORATE FOR HOUSING AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

3

 

DIRECTORATE FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND COMMUNITIES

7

DG ECON

DIRECTORATE FOR AGRICULTURE AND RURAL ECONOMY (ARE)

63

 

DIRECTORATE FOR CHIEF ECONOMIST

7

 

DIRECTORATE FOR CULTURE, TOURISM AND MAJOR EVENTS

2

 

DIRECTORATE FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

2

 

DIRECTORATE FOR MARINE SCOTLAND

40

DG FIN

SCOTTISH PROCUREMENT AND COMMERCIAL DIRECTORATE

1

DG HLTHSC

DIRECTORATE FOR HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE INTEGRATION

1

 

DIRECTORATE FOR HEALTH PERFORMANCE AND DELIVERY

1

 

DIRECTORATE FOR HEALTH WORKFORCE AND STRATEGIC CHANGE

1

 

DIRECTORATE FOR HEALTHCARE QUALITY AND IMPROVEMENT

1

 

DIRECTORATE FOR POPULATION HEALTH

3

DG LAJ

DIRECTORATE FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

9

 

DIRECTORATE FOR EDUCATION ANALYTICAL SERVICES

3

 

DIRECTORATE FOR LEARNING

1

 

DIRECTORATE FOR SAFER COMMUNITIES

3

DG SO

DIRECTORATE FOR EXTERNAL AFFAIRS

5

 

DIRECTORATE FOR LEGAL SERVICES (SOLICITOR TO THE SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT)

4

 

DIRECTORATE FOR PEOPLE

1

 

DIRECTORATE FOR STRATEGY AND CONSTITUTION

3

Total

 

194

 

DG

Directorate

30-Jun-18

  

Fixed Term Appt

DG CEA

DIRECTORATE FOR LEGAL SERVICES (SOLICITOR TO THE SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT)

6

 

DIRECTORATE FOR SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT EU OFFICE

1

DG ECJ

DIRECTORATE FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

7

 

DIRECTORATE FOR EDUCATION ANALYTICAL SERVICES

5

 

DIRECTORATE FOR HOUSING AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

5

 

DIRECTORATE FOR JUSTICE

2

 

DIRECTORATE FOR LEARNING

2

 

DIRECTORATE FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND COMMUNITIES

9

 

DIRECTORATE FOR SAFER COMMUNITIES

2

DG ECON

DG CO-ORDINATION - ECONOMIC POLICY UNIT

1

 

DG ECONOMY – NO DIRECTORATE SPECIFIED

2

 

DIRECTORATE FOR AGRICULTURE AND RURAL ECONOMY (ARE)

39

 

DIRECTORATE FOR CHIEF ECONOMIST

4

 

DIRECTORATE FOR CULTURE, TOURISM AND MAJOR EVENTS

1

 

DIRECTORATE FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

2

 

DIRECTORATE FOR ENERGY AND CLIMATE CHANGE

1

 

DIRECTORATE FOR ENVIRONMENT AND FORESTRY

2

 

DIRECTORATE FOR FAIR WORK, EMPLOYABILITY AND SKILLS

2

 

DIRECTORATE FOR MARINE SCOTLAND

42

DG HLTHSC

DIRECTORATE FOR HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE INTEGRATION

2

 

DIRECTORATE FOR HEALTH WORKFORCE AND STRATEGIC CHANGE

1

 

DIRECTORATE FOR HEALTHCARE QUALITY AND IMPROVEMENT

1

 

DIRECTORATE FOR POPULATION HEALTH

4

DG ODO

DIRECTORATE FOR COMMUNICATIONS, MINISTERIAL SUPPORT AND FACILITIES

5

 

DIRECTORATE FOR DIGITAL

22

 

DIRECTORATE FOR FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

1

 

DIRECTORATE FOR PEOPLE

2

 

DIRECTORATE FOR SOCIAL SECURITY

4

DG SE

DIRECTORATE FOR STRATEGY, PERFORMANCE & OUTCOMES

1

Total

 

178

 

DG

Directorate

30-Jun-19

  

Fixed Term Appt

DG CEA

CONSTITUTION AND EXTERNAL AFFAIRS

1

 

DIRECTORATE FOR EU EXIT AND TRANSITION

1

 

DIRECTORATE FOR LEGAL SERVICES (SOLICITOR TO THE SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT)

12

 

DIRECTORATE FOR SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT EU OFFICE

1

DG ECJ

DIRECTORATE FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

4

 

DIRECTORATE FOR EDUCATION ANALYTICAL SERVICES

4

 

DIRECTORATE FOR HOUSING AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

6

 

DIRECTORATE FOR JUSTICE

2

 

DIRECTORATE FOR LEARNING

2

 

DIRECTORATE FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND COMMUNITIES

4

 

DIRECTORATE FOR SAFER COMMUNITIES

7

DG ECON

DIRECTORATE FOR AGRICULTURE AND RURAL ECONOMY (ARE)

36

 

DIRECTORATE FOR CHIEF ECONOMIST

3

 

DIRECTORATE FOR CULTURE, TOURISM AND MAJOR EVENTS

2

 

DIRECTORATE FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

1

 

DIRECTORATE FOR ENERGY AND CLIMATE CHANGE

3

 

DIRECTORATE FOR ENVIRONMENT AND FORESTRY

1

 

DIRECTORATE FOR FAIR WORK, EMPLOYABILITY AND SKILLS

1

 

DIRECTORATE FOR MARINE SCOTLAND

18

 

SCOTTISH NATIONAL INVESTMENT BANK

1

DG HLTHSC

DIRECTORATE FOR CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER

1

 

DIRECTORATE FOR HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE INTEGRATION

1

 

DIRECTORATE FOR HEALTH WORKFORCE, LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE REFORM

2

 

DIRECTORATE FOR HEALTHCARE QUALITY AND IMPROVEMENT

1

 

DIRECTORATE FOR POPULATION HEALTH

4

DG ODO

DIRECTORATE FOR COMMUNICATIONS, MINISTERIAL SUPPORT AND FACILITIES

23

 

DIRECTORATE FOR DIGITAL

26

 

DIRECTORATE FOR FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

1

 

DIRECTORATE FOR PEOPLE

9

 

DIRECTORATE FOR SOCIAL SECURITY

12

Total

 

190

 

 

DG

Directorate

30-Jun-20

  

Fixed Term Appt

DG CEA

DIRECTORATE FOR CONSTITUTION AND CABINET

1

 

DIRECTORATE FOR EXTERNAL AFFAIRS

1

 

DIRECTORATE FOR LEGAL SERVICES (SOLICITOR TO THE SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT)

13

 

DIRECTORATE FOR READINESS AND TRANSITION

1

 

PARLIAMENTARY COUNSEL OFFICE

2

DG ECJ

DIRECTORATE FOR ADVANCED LEARNING AND SCIENCE

1

 

DIRECTORATE FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

3

 

DIRECTORATE FOR EARLY LEARNING & CHILDCARE PROGRAMME

1

 

DIRECTORATE FOR HOUSING AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

3

 

DIRECTORATE FOR LEARNING

3

 

DIRECTORATE FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND COMMUNITIES

6

 

DIRECTORATE FOR SAFER COMMUNITIES

6

DG ECON

DIRECTORATE FOR AGRICULTURE AND RURAL ECONOMY (ARE)

32

 

DIRECTORATE FOR CHIEF ECONOMIST

4

 

DIRECTORATE FOR CULTURE, TOURISM AND MAJOR EVENTS

1

 

DIRECTORATE FOR ENERGY AND CLIMATE CHANGE

12

 

DIRECTORATE FOR FAIR WORK, EMPLOYABILITY AND SKILLS

1

 

DIRECTORATE FOR MARINE SCOTLAND

20

 

SCOTTISH NATIONAL INVESTMENT BANK

1

DG HLTHSC

DG HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE – NO DIRECTORATE SPECIFIED

1

 

DIRECTORATE FOR CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER

1

 

DIRECTORATE FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE

2

 

DIRECTORATE FOR COVID PUBLIC HEALTH

1

 

DIRECTORATE FOR HEALTHCARE QUALITY AND IMPROVEMENT

1

 

DIRECTORATE FOR MENTAL HEALTH

3

 

DIRECTORATE FOR POPULATION HEALTH

1

DG ODO

DIRECTORATE FOR COMMUNICATIONS, MINISTERIAL SUPPORT AND FACILITIES

20

 

DIRECTORATE FOR DIGITAL

33

 

DIRECTORATE FOR FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

1

 

DIRECTORATE FOR PEOPLE

7

 

DIRECTORATE FOR SOCIAL SECURITY

24

 

SCOTTISH PROCUREMENT AND COMMERCIAL DIRECTORATE

1

Total

 

208

Directorates with no fixed term appointment staff are not listed

 

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